Steve Walker

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Steve Walker
Born (1973-01-12) January 12, 1973 (age 46)
Collingwood, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
DEL team Eisbären Berlin
Playing career 1993–2011

Steve Walker (born January 12, 1973) is a Canadian ice hockey coach and former professional ice hockey player. He is currently serving as head coach of EC KAC in Austria.

Playing career[edit]

Born in Collingwood, Ontario, Walker played junior hockey for the Stayner Siskins, Owen Sound Platers and the Barrie Colts before turning pro in 1993, playing nine games for the ECHL's Wheeling Thunderbirds.[1] Walker then spent two seasons in the Colonial Hockey League with the Muskegon Fury, scoring 43 goals and 57 assists for 100 points in the 1995-96 season,[2] he split the 1996-97 season in the Colonial Hockey League with the Flint Generals, the American Hockey League for the Rochester Americans and the International Hockey League with the Detroit Vipers where he would spend another three seasons.

In 2000, Walker joined Eisbären Berlin,[3] a member of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga in Germany and remained with the team until 2011, he made 593 DEL appearances for the Eisbären team, tallying 213 goals and 379 assists. He captured five German championship titles with Berlin and had his jersey retired on December 26, 2014.[4]

Coaching career[edit]

From January 2013 to 2015,[5] he served as head coach of the Stayner Siskins, a member of the Georgian Mid-Ontario Junior C Hockey League.[6]

On August 5, 2015, Walker was appointed as assistant coach of German club Adler Mannheim,[7] he ended his two-year tenure in 2017 and took over the head coaching job at EC KAC in the Austrian Hockey League.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1990–91 Owen Sound Platers OHL 16 1 5 6 4
1991–92 Owen Sound Platers OHL 9 2 3 5 2
1992–93 Barrie Colts CJAHL 48 75 76 151 45
1993–94 Wheeling Thunderbirds ECHL 9 1 0 1 2
1993–94 Bonnyville Pontiacs AJHL 42 39 53 92 63
1994–95 Muskegon Fury CoHL 72 20 26 46 42 17 7 9 16 6
1995–96 Muskegon Fury CoHL 69 43 57 100 121 5 2 4 6 0
1996–97 Flint Generals CoHL 16 13 16 29 34
1996–97 Detroit Vipers IHL 54 12 12 24 27 20 10 9 19 8
1996–97 Rochester Americans AHL 3 0 0 0 17
1997–98 Detroit Vipers IHL 78 27 49 76 53 23 7 9 16 13
1998–99 Detroit Vipers IHL 80 25 32 57 72 11 1 4 5 4
1999–2000 Detroit Vipers IHL 76 15 31 46 67
2000–01 Eisbären Berlin DEL 59 19 39 58 32
2001–02 Eisbären Berlin DEL 36 18 16 34 24 4 2 2 4 0
2002–03 Eisbären Berlin DEL 46 21 26 47 30 9 4 5 9 6
2003–04 Eisbären Berlin DEL 51 14 32 46 26 11 6 3 9 10
2004–05 Eisbären Berlin DEL 51 16 30 46 57 12 6 4 10 6
2005–06 Eisbären Berlin DEL 50 14 36 50 42 11 7 4 11 8
2006–07 Eisbären Berlin DEL 52 14 28 42 52 3 1 1 2 2
2007–08 Eisbären Berlin DEL 53 27 58 85 73 9 3 5 8 4
2008–09 Eisbären Berlin DEL 49 15 36 51 52 9 2 2 4 8
2009–10 Eisbären Berlin DEL 36 16 27 43 41 5 1 1 2 4
2010–11 Eisbären Berlin DEL 25 5 18 23 10 12 2 6 8 2
CoHL totals 157 76 99 175 197 22 9 13 22 6
IHL totals 288 79 124 203 219 54 18 22 40 25
DEL totals 508 179 346 525 439 85 34 33 67 50

References[edit]

  1. ^ nurun.com. "Athlete of the week: Steve Walker". Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin. Retrieved 2016-03-14.
  2. ^ "Minor League Sports News on OurSports Central". pddjqtm.oursportscentral.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14.
  3. ^ "EHC - Eisbären Berlin (Offizielle Homepage)". archiv.eisbaeren.de. Retrieved 2016-03-14.
  4. ^ "Bannerzeremonie Steve Walker". ‚‘Eisbären Berlin’’. 2014-12-18. Retrieved 2016-01-22.
  5. ^ "Catching up with former Siskins coach Steve Walker - The Creemore Echo". The Creemore Echo. Retrieved 2016-03-14.
  6. ^ "Adler Mannheim Trainer". ‚‘Adler Mannheim’’. 2016-01-22. Retrieved 2016-01-22.
  7. ^ "Steve Walker komplettiert Trainerstab". ‚‘Adler Mannheim’’. 2015-08-05. Retrieved 2016-01-22.
  8. ^ "Steve Walker neuer Head Coach | EC-KAC - Klagenfurt Eishockey". www.kac.at (in German). Retrieved 2017-05-25.

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